It's been nearly a week that sports betting has been in our area, and at all five casinos across West Virginia. This popular form of gambling has experts warning parents to be careful.
While you can head out to the Mardi Gras Casino and place your sports bet, you also could do it in the comfort of your own home by using the Bet Lucky app. Gambling addiction advocates are warning people to be careful of this new type of gambling.
"The 'action better' is a different type of better," said 1-800-Gambler spokesperson, Shelia Moran. "It is someone who whether they are or are not, think its a skill-based activity and they are doing it to win money and bragging rights."